Dr. Michelle Birkett Joins NICO Executive Committee

birkett-michelle-3x4Dr. Michelle Birkett, Director of the CONNECT Complex Systems and Health Disparities Program at ISGMH, has been elected to the Northwestern Institute on Complex Networks (NICO) Executive Committee. NICO’s mission is to serve as a hub and facilitator for path-breaking and relevant research in the area of complexity science transcending the boundaries of established disciplines. It was founded in 2004 with the goals of uncovering fundamental principles governing complex systems in science, technology, and human behavior and applying these principles to solve societally relevant problems through the analysis, design, and control of complex systems. With her role, Dr. Birkett will help further interdisciplinary connections between NICO and ISGMH.